Luther Elementary School

718 Hawthorne Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Luther Elementary School serves 219 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Luther Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Luther Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Luther Elementary School's student population of 219 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students219 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Luther Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Luther Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#589 out of 2029 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
20%
12%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
72%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Luther Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Milwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Luther Elementary School is South Milwaukee High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Milwaukee Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rawson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Milwaukee Rawson Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 449 students
    0.7 miles
    1410 Rawson Ave
    South Milwaukee, WI 53172
    (414) 766-2904
    0.7 PK-5 449
  • South Milwaukee Lakeview Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 316 students
    0.8 miles
    711 Marion Ave
    South Milwaukee, WI 53172
    (414) 766-5252
    0.8 PK-5 316
  • South Milwaukee South Milwaukee High School Math: 26% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,150 student
    0.9 miles
    801 15th Ave
    South Milwaukee, WI 53172
    (414) 766-5100
    0.9 9-12 1,150
  • South Milwaukee South Milwaukee Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 677 students
    0.9 miles
    1001 15th Ave
    South Milwaukee, WI 53172
    (414) 766-5800
    0.9 6-8 677
  • Cudahy Jones Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 109 students
    1.5 miles
    5845 S Swift Ave
    Cudahy, WI 53110
    (414) 294-7150
    1.5 PK-5 109

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